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Buses replace late night / early morning services between Reading and Guildford from Monday 26 February to Friday 1 March  

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Engineering work details

Starts 26 Feb 2024 to 01 Mar 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Great Western Railway between Reading and Shalford / Gatwick Airport


Engineering work is taking place overnight between Reading and Ash, closing all lines.

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 22:34 Reading to Shalford service will not run (see train below).

  • The 23:33 Reading to Gatwick Airport will call additionally at Shalford (for customers to disembark only).

  • The 23:22 Gatwick Airport to Reading will terminate Guildford. Road transport from Guildford to North Camp, Blackwater, Wokingham and Reading.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 04:32 Reading to Gatwick Airport service will start from Guildford. An earlier rail replacement bus service will run between Reading and Guildford to connect with the train.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.